Web API Design
by Shawn Wildermuth
Designing APIs for use over the web is a key part of most projects these days. Knowing the best way to design them with longevity, testability and reliability in mind is important. This course will show you how.
What you'll learn
Whether you're building an API for your internal customers or the general public, it is important to build it with reliability, testability and longevity in mind. Part of this process is understanding how REST, JSON and HTTP work together. By understanding the basic underpinnings, you can build better APIs. This course will walk you through how to accomplish this regardless of what backend technology you use.
About the author
Shawn Wildermuth has been tinkering with computers and software since he got a Vic-20 back in the early ‘80s. As a Microsoft MVP since 2003, he’s also involved with Microsoft as an ASP.NET Insider and ClientDev Insider. He’s authored eight books and innumerable articles on software development. You can also see him at one of the local and international conferences he’s spoken at including TechEd, Oredev, SDC, NDC, VSLive, DevIntersection, MIX, Devteach, DevConnections and Dev Reach. He is one of... more the Wilder Minds. You can reach him at his blog at http://wildermuth.com. He’s released his first film, a feature-length, documentary about software developers today called “Hello World: The Film”. You can see more about it at http://helloworldfilm.com.